: the mast aft or next aft of the mainmast in a ship
Examples of mizzenmast in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebBatten the hatches, raise the mizzenmast, and inform all your struggling actor friends who are also parrots: a new pirate has come aboard Taika Waititi’s forthcoming pirate comedy.
Halle Kiefer, Vulture, 1 May 2021
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